Presenter: Nick Moir, Specialises in covering extreme storms & bushfires

Date(s) - Tuesday, February 14, 2023
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome back to 2023, this presenter is not to be missed !
Nick Moir, chief photographer at The Sydney Morning Herald.

The violent, explosive anger of the Green Wattle Creek fire roars out of the forest. Orangeville NSW.

Nick Moir, chief photographer at The Sydney Morning Herald, has specialised in environmental and meteorological events such as storms and bushfires for 20 years, covering major events such as the 2001 Black Christmas, the 2003 Canberra fires, the 2004 Asian Tsunami and the 2009 Black Saturday, as well as each storm season and several USA tornado seasons. Day to day he covers news in Sydney for the SMH, where he has worked since 1993.

The Walkley Foundation Award : Nick Moir’s series “Firestorm” is a standout photographic essay on the devastation that swept through south-east Australia over the summer of 2019-2020, with every shot a hero image.

Judges’ comments
“This was a masterly series, displaying the full range of Nick Moir’s impressive technical skill and 20 years’ experience.
Every image is breath-taking, capturing the Armageddon-like atmosphere of the firegrounds.”